Education, music, creative writing, formal composition, substance abuse recovery
Gaming, television, film, work-at-home fathers, CBD oil/hemp, music production, recovery and sobriety
Robert attained his MA in literature and creative writing at UAB, and he published his creative thesis entitled Notes From Exile (short fiction and poetry)
Robert has blogged about his vast experience in the education field. Topics include alternative education, the increasing pressures facing teachers, and the need for teachers to take time for self-care
A strong advocate for self-publishing, Robert has written about the benefits of maintaining a blog, submitting work to lesser known online journals, and the general advantages of self-publishing.
Robert has blogged extensively about recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. In January 2015, he entered an out-patient rehab facility and began to piece his life back together. Since then, he's chronicled his journey in sobriety and encouraged others.
While not as voracious a consumer of entertainment as he was before having children, Robert still keeps his finger on the rapid pulse of streaming television, film, and gaming (including, thanks to his oldest son, Fortnite).
Though Robert hasn't sold any radio copy, he often writes radio copy as a challenge to himself to see if he can nail the essentials of a message in thirty seconds.